Vidya Balan plays a modern, progressive Palakkad Tamil Kavya Ganeshan in her upcoming movie Do Aur Do Pyaar. The movie drew inspiration from her real father's name to name the character of her screen father.

Vidya Balan's Screen Father's Name in 'Do Aur Do Pyaar' Draws from Her Real Father's Name:

Vidya's father's name is Poothankurissi Ramaiyer Balan, while the name of her screen father is Poothankurissi Ramaiyer Ganeshan. Her screen family is based in Ooty in the movie. Renowned Tamil actor, Thalaivasal Vijay, who has featured in more than 100 Tamil and Malayalam movies, plays Vidya's father.

Vidya Balan Shares Insight on Character Development in Do Aur Do Pyaar:

Laughs Vidya Balan, 'It was just one of those things. They knew my father's name and asked me if they could modify it and use it in the film and I agreed.'

'Do Aur Do Pyaar' releases in cinemas on 19th April.